Search results for: have

122584 results

A list of search results

  • 1 December 2005

    The issue of piracy is again a concern as it was in the early 19th century, when the United States went to war with the Barbary pirates on two occasions (1801-1805 and 1815).

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Is liquefied natural gas (LNG) the future of marine fuel – or just a future marine fuel? That is the billion-dollar question. Cleaner, safer, more affordable and easier to obtain – as the variety and interest in new marine fuels grows, shipowners and operators are more likely to opt for the prosaic than the exotic, […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      European Commissioner Siim Kallas wants to compel more competition in European ports. He announced this on Thursday afternoon in Rotterdam. Port services such as towing and pilotage services must be further deregulated. In an exclusive interview with the Dutch and Belgian transport papers Nieuwsblad Transport and DeLloyd, Kallas said he wanted to depart from […]

  • 15 July 2007

    The design challenges presented by the second generation of Volvo Open 70 are considerable not least for newcomers to the race, Marcelino Botin (pictured, above right) and Shaun Carkeek, who have been tasked with penning the lines of the PUMA Racing Team entry.

  • 4 November 2016

    There may be very few similarities between the Apollo 13 moon flight and Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre in Esbjerg, bar one: The relaying of information due to technical malfunction. Offshore WIND speaks to Jan Jørgensen on the complex and challenging job of monitoring Vattenfall’s wind turbines. Jan Jorgensen from Vattenfall is manager of Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre where he is […]

  • 8 July 2008

    StatoilHydro has selected FMC Technologies to supply four new xmas trees plus other subsea hardware for the Ã…sgard field in a US $45 m deal. FMC, which is already supplying other subsea equipment for the field, has been contracted to deliver four new horizontal subsea production trees, plus wellheads, extended tubing hangers, flow control modules […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance

     The World Shipping Council (WSC) estimates in its report on containers lost at sea that for the combined six year period from 2008 to 2013, there were 546 containers lost on average each year. This figure does not include catastrophic events, and 1,679 containers lost at sea each year including catastrophic events, such at the […]

  • 8 April 2016

    In Baltimore last September at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER conference the buzz words heard over and over again were “we have steel in the water.” This is, of course, a reference to the jacket foundations for the five French built GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines which will be installed on the first North American Offshore […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Vietnam will have a submarine fleet within six years, the defence minister reportedly announced on Thursday, in what analysts say is intended as a deterrent to.. (thewest) [mappress] Source: thewest, August 9, 2011

  • 10 August 2010

    Fishing boats too will now sport unique registration numbers. An initiative of the department of fisheries in Dakshina Kannada will be replicated across India with the Union government giving its nod for the implementation of the 12-digit numbering system. The National Informatics Centre will have an online database and give key security agencies access to […]

  • 18 July 2007

    The master of a tanker on which two crew died when it was hit by large waves after leaving Orkney should have delayed sailing, a report has found. The two crewmen died on the FR8 Venture in atrocious conditions in the Pentland Firth last November.

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Gladstone Ports Corporation, Mr Mark Brodie, announced today that the Corporation will soon commence the search for a new Chief Executive Officer to replace Leo Zussino in September 2013. Leo Zussino has had a twenty-one (21) year formal involvement with the Gladstone Ports Corporation, first as Chairman for nine (9) years, […]

  • 18 May 2006

    Montana Holdings Ltd., a Nassau- based international real estate investment and development firm, under the direction of Chairman John Mittens announces the official groundbreaking of Rum Cay Resort Marina, a $700 million mixed-use resort development project. This historic event took place at the future site of the Rum Cay Resort Marina on Rum Cay, Bahamas. […]

  • 27 April 2005

    A high power Steering Group has been constituted to formulate cruise shipping policy for the promotion of cruise tourism in the country. Tourism Minister Renuka Chowdhury informed the Rajya Sabha that the group had recommended formation of sub-working groups to look into issues like immigration, customs, clearances, quarantine restrictions, identification of ports, infrastructural facilities, connectivity, […]

  • 1 September 2014

    Growing concerns about the state of the world’s oceans and the impact that shipping has on quality of the air has led to ever more legislation on emissions. The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and Colfax Fluid Handling, are working together to investigate perceptions of the ‘Green Agenda’ and whether shipping companies […]

  • 27 June 2007

    The world’s most famous ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, is set to embark on a series of farewell voyages before retiring from the high seas to become a luxury floating hotel in Dubai. Launched by the Queen at Clydebank in Scotland in 1967, the 70,000-tonne vessel has been sold for $118 million to the Dubai […]

  • 26 February 2008

    Anti-whaling activists say they’ve bugged ‘several’ Japanese whaling ships, allowing them to track the fleet’s location for at least another year. Activists from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) claim to have hidden devices on a number of whaling vessels, including the harpoon vessel Yushin Maru 2 which was boarded by two protesters last month.

  • 14 June 2006

    At 1900GMT the wind was dropping and for an hour or so it carried on falling, and the boat speed dropped to about six knots. It looked as though the soft conditions had arrived early and the race was going to grind to a halt well before it got to Denmark. But by 2200GMT the […]

  • 6 March 2005

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd received an order worth more than $10 billion of 44 liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships from Qatargas (Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Ltd.) in the Middle East.

  • 21 February 2006

    As the most northerly of the six VO 70s contesting leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race, Brasil 1 took the lead yesterday afternoon and continue this morning to hold an eleven mile advantage.

  • 12 January 2015

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed grave concerns after reports that the new massive gas ships taking LNG from Gladstone in the Great Barrier Reef are operating under ‘flags of convenience’.

  • 18 January 2008

    Aker Kvaerner has signed a five-year partnership agreement with Shell U.K. Limited and A/S Norske Shell (‘Shell’) covering the provision, installation, commissioning and life-of-field support of subsea control systems in the North Sea.